Sonu Varghese

Global Macro Strategist

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The Fed Expects Banking Stress to Substitute for Rate Hikes

Posted on March 23, 2023
The Federal Reserve raised the federal funds rate by 0.25% at their March meeting, bringing it to the 4.75-5.0% range. This is the ninth-straight rate increase and brings rates …

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Where Goes the Fed From Here: Inflation vs. Financial Stability?

Posted on March 14, 2023
The Federal Reserve has two mandates – “pursuing the economic goals of maximum employment and price stability.” Over the past year, the Fed has been leaning on the side …

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Payrolls Strong but Unemployment Rises: All Mixed Up

Posted on March 10, 2023
Another month, another solid employment report. Employment rose by 311,000 in February, on the back of 504,000 in January and 239,000 in December. It’s certainly been a warm winter. …
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